Nov 25, 2014

When She’s Not Drawing The Simpsons, Liz Climo Makes Funny Animal Comics

When She’s Not Drawing The Simpsons, Liz Climo Makes Funny Animal Comics

When Liz Climo isn’t busy drawing characters and storyboards for The Simpsons, she’s working on her own hilarious series of animal comics which you can find on her wildly popular Tumblr blog. After studying art at San Jose State University, Liz applied to the school of Animation but was rejected. However, two weeks later…

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Nov 25, 2014

What Surfing at 1000 Frames per Second Looks Like

What Surfing at 1000 Frames per Second Looks Like

Chris Bryan shot this incredible footage using The Phantom Flex, Phantom Miro M-320S and the new Phantom 4K Flex with Arri Ultra prime lenses. The cameras were used inside Chris’s custom underwater housings. The audio track is Hans Zimmer’s wildly popular song, Time; which is frequently used for anything epic. The opening sequence is…

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Nov 25, 2014

Stunning 2200-Year-Old Mosaics Discovered in Ancient Greek City

Stunning 2200-Year-Old Mosaics Discovered in Ancient Greek City

Three new mosaics were recently discovered in the ancient Greek city of Zeugma, which is located in the present-day province of Gaziantep in southern Turkey. The incredibly well-preserved mosaics date back to 2nd century BC. Zeugma was considered one of the most important centers of the Eastern Roman Empire and the ancient city has…

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Nov 25, 2014

Tesla Portrait Made from Sparks of Electricity

Tesla Portrait Made from Sparks of Electricity

Watch artist Phil Hansen ‘paint’ a portrait of Nikola Tesla using sparks of electricity! You can find many more interesting art projects by Phil on his website and Facebook page.

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Nov 24, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Black Swan

Picture of the Day: The Black Swan

Photograph by Kiril Krastev Seen here is a beautiful black swan in Bulgaria’s Bacha Reservoir. The black swan (Cygnus atratus) is a large waterbird, a species of swan, which breeds mainly in the southeast and southwest regions of Australia. The black swan was a literary or artistic image, even before the discovery of Cygnus…

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Nov 24, 2014

This Frozen Pond Looks Like a Japanese Rock Garden

This Frozen Pond Looks Like a Japanese Rock Garden

Reddit user odstane recently shared a series of photos of his backyard frozen pond. The frozen water created some interesting patterns drawing comparisons to a Japanese rock garden or the contour lines on a map (used to show elevation). If any of our knowledgeable readers can explain why this occurs (in simple terms!), let…

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Nov 24, 2014

Rare Footage of a Live Anglerfish 2000 ft Underwater

Rare Footage of a Live Anglerfish 2000 ft Underwater

Deep-sea anglerfish are strange and elusive creatures that are very rarely observed in their natural habitat. Fewer than half a dozen have ever been captured on film or video by deep diving research vehicles. This little angler, about 9 cm long, is named Melanocetus. It is also known as the Black Seadevil and it…

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